The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 511 563 593
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +30
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 109 101 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 66 44
Median salary £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34291 38500 39263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.80% 88.24% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29621 32500 32283
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 17 £58,750 +6.81% 3
Westminster - 2 - -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 97 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (40.34%) Penetration Testing
3 79 (33.19%) Information Security
4 73 (30.67%) CISSP
5 64 (26.89%) Finance
5 64 (26.89%) Java
6 57 (23.95%) Risk Management
7 53 (22.27%) OWASP
8 52 (21.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 51 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
10 48 (20.17%) QA
11 47 (19.75%) Degree
12 46 (19.33%) Ruby
12 46 (19.33%) Mobile App
13 45 (18.91%) Windows
14 44 (18.49%) Linux
14 44 (18.49%) SDLC
15 41 (17.23%) .NET
15 41 (17.23%) Open Source
16 40 (16.81%) CISM
17 39 (16.39%) C
17 39 (16.39%) Python
17 39 (16.39%) CEH
18 38 (15.97%) CREST Certified
19 36 (15.13%) C#
20 35 (14.71%) Burp Suite
21 34 (14.29%) Metasploit
22 32 (13.45%) HP Fortify
23 31 (13.03%) BDD
23 31 (13.03%) JavaScript

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.26%) Confluence
2 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.94%) MS Office
2 7 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.26%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.84%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.84%) Route 53
3 2 (0.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.18%) Network Security
2 21 (8.82%) HTTP
3 17 (7.14%) Firewall
4 14 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 10 (4.20%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.78%) LAN
6 9 (3.78%) WAN
7 8 (3.36%) Internet
8 6 (2.52%) IPsec
9 2 (0.84%) DNS
9 2 (0.84%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.84%) SSH
9 2 (0.84%) VPN
9 2 (0.84%) Wireless
10 1 (0.42%) SSL
10 1 (0.42%) VoIP
10 1 (0.42%) Wideband
10 1 (0.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.78%) Big Data
3 3 (1.26%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (14.71%) Burp Suite
2 34 (14.29%) Metasploit
3 30 (12.61%) Selenium
4 27 (11.34%) WebDriver
5 26 (10.92%) Cucumber
6 22 (9.24%) AppScan
7 19 (7.98%) JMeter
8 13 (5.46%) Jenkins
9 12 (5.04%) Git (software)
9 12 (5.04%) Visual Studio
10 11 (4.62%) JIRA
11 9 (3.78%) Appium
11 9 (3.78%) PhantomJS
11 9 (3.78%) SpecFlow
11 9 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.52%) LoadRunner
12 6 (2.52%) Paros
12 6 (2.52%) Protractor
12 6 (2.52%) SoapUI
13 5 (2.10%) HP UFT
General
1 64 (26.89%) Finance
2 21 (8.82%) Banking
3 11 (4.62%) Legal
4 7 (2.94%) Retail
5 4 (1.68%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (1.26%) Publishing
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (28.15%) Tester
2 48 (20.17%) Analyst
3 42 (17.65%) Penetration Tester
4 38 (15.97%) Architect
5 28 (11.76%) Consultant
5 28 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 27 (11.34%) Security Architect
7 26 (10.92%) Security Consultant
8 23 (9.66%) CISSP Architect
9 20 (8.40%) Security Specialist
10 17 (7.14%) Information Analyst
10 17 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
11 15 (6.30%) Developer
11 15 (6.30%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 15 (6.30%) Senior Tester
12 13 (5.46%) CISSP Consultant
12 13 (5.46%) CLAS Architect
12 13 (5.46%) CLAS Consultant
12 13 (5.46%) CLAS Security Consultant
13 12 (5.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.23%) .NET
2 23 (9.66%) XML
3 19 (7.98%) Web Services
4 18 (7.56%) HTML
5 14 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 14 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 13 (5.46%) SOAP
7 11 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (3.78%) Backbone.js
8 9 (3.78%) Handlebars
8 9 (3.78%) React
8 9 (3.78%) WCF
9 7 (2.94%) Ajax
9 7 (2.94%) JSON
9 7 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (2.52%) REST
11 4 (1.68%) LAMP
11 4 (1.68%) XBRL
12 3 (1.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.33%) Mobile App
2 28 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.62%) Fintech
7 10 (4.20%) BYOD
7 10 (4.20%) Cyber Attack
8 9 (3.78%) Cryptography
8 9 (3.78%) Private Cloud
9 8 (3.36%) CESG
10 5 (2.10%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.68%) Life Science
11 4 (1.68%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.68%) Tandem
12 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.84%) Blog
13 2 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.91%) Windows
2 44 (18.49%) Linux
3 13 (5.46%) AIX
3 13 (5.46%) Kali Linux
3 13 (5.46%) Solaris
4 10 (4.20%) Unix
5 7 (2.94%) Android
5 7 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.10%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (40.34%) Penetration Testing
3 79 (33.19%) Information Security
4 57 (23.95%) Risk Management
5 53 (22.27%) OWASP
6 52 (21.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 51 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
8 44 (18.49%) SDLC
9 41 (17.23%) Open Source
10 31 (13.03%) BDD
11 30 (12.61%) Scrum
12 24 (10.08%) Identity Access Management
13 21 (8.82%) Performance Testing
13 21 (8.82%) Time Management
14 20 (8.40%) Security Architecture
15 19 (7.98%) Business Development
15 19 (7.98%) Threat Modelling
16 18 (7.56%) Ethical Hacking
16 18 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.89%) Java
2 46 (19.33%) Ruby
3 39 (16.39%) C
3 39 (16.39%) Python
4 36 (15.13%) C#
5 31 (13.03%) JavaScript
6 23 (9.66%) C++
7 18 (7.56%) Perl
8 17 (7.14%) SQL
9 15 (6.30%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.20%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.20%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.36%) VB
12 7 (2.94%) PHP
12 7 (2.94%) Scala
13 4 (1.68%) Go
14 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (30.67%) CISSP
2 47 (19.75%) Degree
3 40 (16.81%) CISM
4 39 (16.39%) CEH
5 38 (15.97%) CREST Certified
6 28 (11.76%) OSCP
7 23 (9.66%) ISEB
8 21 (8.82%) CISA
8 21 (8.82%) ISTQB
9 20 (8.40%) CHECK Team Leader
9 20 (8.40%) Security Cleared
10 19 (7.98%) SC Cleared
11 17 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
12 16 (6.72%) DV Cleared
13 15 (6.30%) GIAC
14 14 (5.88%) CLAS
15 13 (5.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (3.78%) GPEN
17 8 (3.36%) CHECK Team Member
17 8 (3.36%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (20.17%) QA
2 27 (11.34%) PCI DSS
3 25 (10.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.26%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (13.45%) HP Fortify
2 20 (8.40%) Nessus
3 7 (2.94%) WebInspect
4 3 (1.26%) Ansible
4 3 (1.26%) Nmap
4 3 (1.26%) Puppet
5 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.34%) HP
3 19 (7.98%) IBM
4 9 (3.78%) Cognizant
4 9 (3.78%) Google
4 9 (3.78%) Veracode
5 6 (2.52%) Oracle
5 6 (2.52%) Qualys
5 6 (2.52%) VMware
6 5 (2.10%) SAP
7 3 (1.26%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.84%) hybris
8 2 (0.84%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.42%) ATG
9 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco
9 1 (0.42%) Endeca
9 1 (0.42%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.42%) Remedy
9 1 (0.42%) Sophos
North London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum excellent Benefits & Bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago